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  • Venue
    The venue for the EACTS/STS/LACES Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference is the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, San Martín 1225 1275, C1104 CABA, Argentina https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/buesc-sheraton-buenos-aires-hotel-and-convention-center/overview/
  • Travel
    Airport – Cancún Airport is located 11 miles from Cancún Downtown, 15 miles from Zone Hotelera where the ICC Centre is situated. Cancún Airport is easily reach by State Road 307 or by the different transportation options available from and to Cancún Airport - https://www.cancunairport.com/ Airport Transfers – You can book airport transfers through our preferred company in the local area, Maritur DMC. https://groups.maritur.com/STS-EACTS/index.php Banks & Exchange – There are several banks with ATMs throughout the Zona Hotelera and downtown on Avenida Tulum. Cancún’s airport also has ATMs and money exchange. Credit Cards – Credit cards are widely accepted in Mexico, especially in most hotels and restaurants. However, some of the smaller merchants may accept only cash. Currency – Mexican peso (M$). US$ are easy to exchange and Sterling (£), Euros (€) and Canadian $ can also be changed at most banks. Electricity – The electricity standard in Mexico is 110 volt AC, the same as in the US and Canada. Three prong outlets are not readily available so an adaptor is a good idea. The larger hotels have converters for most 220-volt devices. Shopping Hours – Shops are usually open late morning – late evening every day.
  • Programme and Abstract Submission
    Full details of the Scientific programme canbe found here. General Abstract submission will be open from 1 June until 6 September 2019. Further details regarding abstract submission are available here.
  • Registration
    Registration is now open. Fees will include access to ALL scientific sessions, training sessions and the exhibition as well as lunch and refreshments throughout the Conference and attendance at the Welcome Reception on Friday 22 November. We strongly encourage you to register online in order to save time and money onsite. For more information please visit REGISTRATION. Registration desk opening times: Thurs 21 November 15:00-18:00 Fri 22 November 07:30-18:00 Sat 23 November 07:00-18:00 Sun 24 November 08:30-12:30 Please note that the early bird fees for physcians and non-physicans ended on 14 August. You can now apply for the TSF Latin America CT Surgery Conference Travel Scholarships to attend the Conference, click here to learn more and apply https://thoracicsurgeryfoundation.org/2019tsftravelaward
  • Liability and Insurance
    The EACTS, STS, and their agents do not accept any liability whatsoever for death, personal injury, accidents, theft, loss or damage to persona, property or belongings of participants or accompanying persons, either before, during or following the Conference. It is therefore recommended that participants arrange their own personal health, accident and travel insurance.
  • Language
    Simultaneous interpretation will be available from English to Spanish and Spanish to English in the main session rooms.
  • Internet Access
    There is free wireless internet available throughout the Cancún ICC.
  • Industry Opportunities
    We have a comprehensive list of opportunities and more information about how you can best showcase your organisation at this year’s Conference. For further information please contact industry@eacts.co.uk.
  • Housing
    Please book your accommodation through our officially appointed agency. https://sts-eacts2019officialhotels.com/ Please note: be aware that there are numerous counterfeit websites and agencies operating. STS/EACTS cannot guarantee any rooms/rates offered within these. If you are in any doubt as to the authenticity of such sites or companies, please notify the EACTS Executive Secretariat immediately.
  • Local Activities
    There are plenty of attractions in the local area. If you would like to arrange a specialised tour for you and your colleagues please contact Maritur DMC - https://groups.maritur.com/STS-EACTS/index.php
  • Welcome Reception
    The welcome reception will take place at the El Mortero restaurant immediately after sessions on Friday 22 November 1830-2030. El Mortero is just a 2 minute walk from the ICC Cancun and is located at Lote 9, Blvd. Kukulcan, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.
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